Caryophyllaceae Silene douglasii var. douglasii

Douglas's Campion

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 27

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Scientific name: Silene douglasii var. douglasii
USDA symbol: SIDOD (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Douglas's Campion
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Cold infusion used as lotion for coyote bite on man, sheep or horse.

RECRD: 95188 id: 37980